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What is the difference between summer and winter tyres?

Tuesday 14th April 2020

Swapping summer and winter tyres can often seem like an arduous task, and one that often comes around all too quickly! But what is the difference between summer and winter tyres? And when should you change them? Understanding the key fundamental differences between these tyres allows you to understa... Read More

How far can you drive on a flat tyre?

Tuesday 7th April 2020

In short, you should not continue driving if you have a flat tyre. However, it is possible to drive approximately several hundred yards on a flat tyre, to allow you to move to an area of safety. This is because the tyre can act as a cushion, which protects the rim – meaning you can drive further bef... Read More

Why does my car battery keep dying when it’s cold?

Wednesday 25th March 2020

We’ve all been there – turning the key in the ignition on a cold morning only to find the car refuses to start and we soon learn the battery is flat. But why do batteries seem to lose charge more in the cold weather? Why is my car battery dying? There can be numerous reasons why your car battery i... Read More

Vehicle recalls

Wednesday 25th March 2020

What happens if my car is recalled? Car recalls are more common than you may realise – around a million vehicles each year are recalled in the UK. Often, when we hear that a vehicle is being recalled because of a safety concern, it can cause alarm. However, this is not always necessarily something... Read More

Ashford Welcome Their Brand New Formula One Autocentre

Thursday 12th March 2020

A brand new Formula One Autocentre has just opened in Ashford. To celebrate the opening of our brand new centre, Formula One Autocentres is offering a range of special offers for a limited time only. These offers include: 25% off any Master or Short Service (Redeemable in store or online using c... Read More

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Formula One Autocentres are a family owned company providing value, care and service locally for over 50 years
PROVIDING VALUE,
CARE & SERVICE
LOCALLY
FOR OVER 50 YEARS

What people are saying about us...

  • F1 autocentre also had stock when others did not. Pleased with the service and will recommend to others.

    - Jon, Erdington - Jun 11, 2020
  • This is the first time I've used the Crewe branch but found them as good as the other centres I have used in the past

    - Crewe - Feb 22, 2020
  • great service, great prices, great range of tyres to choose from. thanks.

    - MARTIN, Peterborough - Feb 23, 2020
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